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Five of the best: New London pubs

The dark, slouchy pubs of old are giving way to a modern breed with craft ales and film screenings

Five of the best: Bars in Rome

From scarily strong beers to controversial pizzas, here are some of the locals’ favourite pit stops

Caramelised Limerick ham with champ tatties & buttered cabbage
©Alan Donaldson

Five of the best ... places to eat in Glasgow

From haggis and neep croquettes to Korean ox cheek, this Scottish city offers something for traditional and modern taste buds

Various dishes/ street food at Koshari

Street food dishes in London

The city offers a cornucopia of cosmopolitan delights – from chips à la québécoise to hand-pulled Shaanxi noodles

Cocktail drinks from Sushisamba
©Ming Tang-Evans

World Cup eating and drinking in London

From Caipirinhas to themed hot dogs, these places know how to lay on a final…

Interiors of At The Chapel, Somerset

Five of the best: gastropubs and restaurants in Somerset

Fine west country fare, from poached and roasted guinea fowl to hog’s pudding and crackling

Rózsavölgyi Csokoládé

Five of the best: European chocolate makers

France is famous for its chocolatiers but there are plenty of bean-to-bar stars elsewhere in Europe…

Le Supercoin

Five of the best: Paris beer bars

It’s better known for bars à vins but the French capital has a sophisticated taste for beer too

Pekoe Tea of Edinburgh

Five of the best: tea merchants

Orange blossom oolongs, first-flush Darjeelings – the Brits stock their favourite drink in dizzying diversity

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Five of the best: London juice bars

Cold-pressed drinks are in vogue for their health-giving contents – think kale, beetroot and wheatgrass

Food apps

Measure your caffeine intake, gather your online recipes and find gluten-free restaurants

Five of the best: Bristol restaurants

Some West Country favourites – from a wild boar breakfast in Bishopston to Moorish-cum-Mediterranean with a view of Clifton Lido

Five of the best: Stockholm bars

From caraway akvavit to an oyster-garnished Rockefeller, the bar scene here is diverse

Five of the best: right-bank Paris

A wave of ‘néo bistrots’ and hip bar/restaurants is shaking things up in the north side of the French capital

Five of the best: Italian restaurants in New York

From Japanese-Venetian fusion to a taste of Emilia-Romagna, a selection of favourite new places for a taste of Italy

Five of the best: Turin cafés

From the creamiest gelato to the most exquisite pastries the Piedmont capital is a dessert-devotee’s haven

Restaurants in Wales

A selection of chef Bryn Williams’ favourite places to eat in Wales, from authentic tapas in Cardiff to saltmarsh lamb on the Llyn Peninsula

Sunday lunches to share

From Cambridge to Cumbria, from ‘drunken’ roast duck to ham hock pie, here’s fare that’s just too good eat on your own

London cocktail bars

As London Fashion Week gets under way, here are the capital’s best new bars for a chic, post-show drink

Restaurants that ‘grow their own’

From handpicked salad leaves to chard, courgettes and runner beans, a list of the very best places to eat fresh

Florence lunches

The Tuscan capital is fiendishly popular. Escape to these tables for midday refreshment and delicious Florentine specialities

Breadmaking courses

To master the art of sourdough, soda and other breads, here are some choice loaf lessons

Five of the best: Dublin coffee bars

Guest roasters, 12oz servings and a wide array of beans . . . these Irish coffee houses cater for every taste

Cheese-making courses

Learn to make your own dairy products, from Camembert and pecorino to yoghurt and butter